The Quick and the Dead

The Quick and the Dead

"Think you are quick enough?"
  • R
  • 1995
  • 1 hr 47 min
  • 6.4  (85,259)
  • 49

Gene Hackman plays Marshall John Herod in Sam Raimi's stylistically directed homage to Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns. Herod controls the population of frontier town Redemption by fear and intimidation, holding a yearly dueling competition to demonstrate his dominance as a gunfighter. The film features an all star cast of entrants each with their own reasons for participating in the deadly tournament. Sharon Stone has vengeance on her mind as "The Lady", a gunfighter with a mysterious past. Russell Crowe plays a reformed Herod henchman and current reverend being forced into participation. Rounding out the cast is Leonardo DiCaprio as a young gunfighter with something to prove. Duels take place every hour ending in either death or concession. As the matches continue, the competition thins and the motives of the contestants are revealed all building to a dramatic finale with the fate of the townspeople resting in the hands of the victor.

The Quick and the Dead
The Quick And The Dead
The Quick And The Dead

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Gene Hackman plays Marshall John Herod in Sam Raimi's stylistically directed homage to Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns. Herod controls the population of frontier town Redemption by fear and intimidation, holding a yearly dueling competition to demonstrate his dominance as a gunfighter. The film features an all star cast of entrants each with their own reasons for participating in the deadly tournament. Sharon Stone has vengeance on her mind as "The Lady", a gunfighter with a mysterious past. Russell Crowe plays a reformed Herod henchman and current reverend being forced into participation. Rounding out the cast is Leonardo DiCaprio as a young gunfighter with something to prove.

Duels take place every hour ending in either death or concession. As the matches continue, the competition thins and the motives of the contestants are revealed all building to a dramatic finale with the fate of the townspeople resting in the hands of the victor.

The Quick and the Dead is a 1995 western with a runtime of 1 hour and 47 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4 and a MetaScore of 49.

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  • Release Date
    1995
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 47 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (85,259)
  • Metascore
    49